Hi

Julie has a bag containingxblue marbles andyred marbles.

The ration of blue marbles to red marbles is 2:3.

She addszblue marbles.

The ratio of blue marbles to red is now 2:1.

Question

What is the ratio betweenxandz?

Thanks.

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- April 30th 2007, 11:19 AMGAdamsratio/ algebra problem
Hi

Julie has a bag containing*x*blue marbles and*y*red marbles.

The ration of blue marbles to red marbles is 2:3.

She adds*z*blue marbles.

The ratio of blue marbles to red is now 2:1.

Question

What is the ratio between*x*and*z*?

Thanks. - April 30th 2007, 11:26 AMearboth
- May 1st 2007, 02:12 AMGAdamsThanks
Thanks.

So the ratio of x to z is 2:1 - May 1st 2007, 10:48 AMearboth